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It’s hailed as the panacea for everything from cancer to war. Does research into its efficacy meet scientific standards?

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Opinion – These kinds of studies are so riddled with issues that I hesitated posting the above link. One could pretty well go step by step through the researchers’ process and offer critiques at each stage.

The result?

Take this with a grain of salt. If it shows anything, it tells us how superficial the social sciences can be. Not totally worthless, but again, to be taken cum grano salis.

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